Period
to 25 November 2020

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 123 140
Rank change year-on-year +85 +17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 82 48 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bristol 6.82% 1.52% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.05% 1.57% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 105 35 54
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -8.70%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £77,500
South West median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,163 3,067 3,568
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 97.40% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,026 2,608 2,906
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,925 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £46,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.75% +2.35% +6.25%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Bristol.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Bristol

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) DevOps
2 58 (70.73%) Linux
3 51 (62.20%) Kubernetes
4 50 (60.98%) AWS
5 40 (48.78%) Terraform
5 40 (48.78%) Docker
6 37 (45.12%) Python
7 34 (41.46%) Infrastructure as Code
8 31 (37.80%) Puppet
9 25 (30.49%) Ansible
10 23 (28.05%) Jenkins
10 23 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
12 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
14 17 (20.73%) Unix
14 17 (20.73%) Azure
15 15 (18.29%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (15.85%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (15.85%) Elastic Stack
16 13 (15.85%) Serverless
17 12 (14.63%) Bash Shell
18 11 (13.41%) Electronics
18 11 (13.41%) CentOS
18 11 (13.41%) Marketing
19 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
19 10 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
19 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Automation
20 9 (10.98%) Amazon EKS
20 9 (10.98%) Deployment Automation

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.44%) nginx
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.22%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 50 (60.98%) AWS
2 17 (20.73%) Azure
3 15 (18.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (15.85%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (15.85%) Serverless
5 9 (10.98%) Amazon EKS
6 7 (8.54%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.66%) GCP
7 3 (3.66%) SaaS
8 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.44%) PaaS
9 1 (1.22%) Datadog
9 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.88%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) Redis
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (28.05%) Jenkins
2 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) GitLab
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (13.41%) Electronics
1 11 (13.41%) Marketing
2 6 (7.32%) Law
2 6 (7.32%) Public Sector
2 6 (7.32%) Publishing
3 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (9.76%) Node.js
3 7 (8.54%) Web Services
4 2 (2.44%) Grails
5 1 (1.22%) Kafka
5 1 (1.22%) LAMP
5 1 (1.22%) RESTful
5 1 (1.22%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.22%) Replication
3 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (70.73%) Linux
2 17 (20.73%) Unix
3 11 (13.41%) CentOS
4 6 (7.32%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) DevOps
2 34 (41.46%) Infrastructure as Code
3 23 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
5 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Automation
6 9 (10.98%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (10.98%) Migration
6 9 (10.98%) Scrum
6 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.76%) Microservices
8 7 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (7.32%) Change Management
9 6 (7.32%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.10%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.12%) Python
2 12 (14.63%) Bash Shell
3 9 (10.98%) C++
4 6 (7.32%) Perl
5 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.44%) Groovy
7 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) Go
8 1 (1.22%) Java
8 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (7.32%) Degree
1 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) PMO
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 40 (48.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 51 (62.20%) Kubernetes
2 40 (48.78%) Terraform
3 31 (37.80%) Puppet
4 25 (30.49%) Ansible
5 22 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (7.32%) Kibana
7 2 (2.44%) Packer
8 1 (1.22%) Istio
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
1 5 (6.10%) SAP
2 4 (4.88%) Google
3 1 (1.22%) Splunk